Orlando Reviews

My French Café – Windermere


My French Café – Windermere Not to be confused with any other additions to the French Café scene in this area and of similar name, My French Café is a long-standing successful local business that only recently changed ownership earlier this year. The new owners, all of French origin, have redesigned the menu and placed all their expertise and that …

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TAKUMI – TEI – Japan Pavilion Part 2


TAKUMI-TEI – Japan Pavilion Epcot Part 2. Part two of our visit to the remarkable Takumi – Tei restaurant which opened in July of this year as the  latest addition to the Japan Pavilion. To continue: Perfect food needs to be accompanied by excellent beverages and as you can imagine Takumi – Tei have some terrific Sake, Wine and Cocktail …

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TAKUMI – TEI – Japan Pavilion Epcot.

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TAKUMI-TEI – Japan Pavilion Epcot. The Japan Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase has long been known for providing not only some of the best dining options in Disney World but also for being home to the amazing Mitsukoshi store. Founded in Tokyo around 1673, the store gives park guests a unique chance to sample all things Japanese. When in July …

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Get Into The Holiday Spirit at Paddlefish


Get into the Holiday Spirit at Paddlefish. We know it’s only October and the temperature has not started to drop yet, but we can’t wait for the holidays and apparently neither can Paddlefish the iconic restaurant in Disney Springs.They are gearing up and really getting into the holiday spirit with experiential events and specials. For Thanksgiving, Paddlefish is offering a …

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Paddlefish Beer Dinner – Disney Springs


Paddlefish Beer Dinner – Disney Springs Great businesses support great causes and Paddlefish, the amazing and iconic Levy restaurant at the heart of Disney Springs is no exception. In aid of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida they hosted a Beer Fundraising Dinner that took place on the top deck of Paddlefish earlier this week. Supported by the Big …

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Armature Works Tampa.


Armature Works Tampa We dropped by the amazing Armature Works in Tampa over the weekend to get our dumpling fix from Zukku, one of the many locations in the multi-tenant Heights Public Market. Never claim to be a dumpling aficionado but these Pork Dumplings  sauteed in egg and sweet sauce are the best we have ever tasted and made even …

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Wine of the Month – with WINEBOW.


Wine of the Month – with WINEBOW We continue with our series of wines of the month from the outstanding wine importer and distributor Winebow. Each month we bring you some amazing wines that may have escaped your attention or are new to market. The wines are selected by one of the Winebow dedicated specialists, Tony Azzollini. This month we …

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Chef Spotlight – FABRIZIO SCHENARDI – Four Seasons Resort Orlando.

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Chef Spotlight –  FABRIZIO SCHENARDI – Four Seasons Resort Orlando. In a rare break from his hectic day Fabrizio Schenardi, the Executive Chef at the AAA Five Diamond Award Four Seasons Resort Orlando, very kindly took time to sit down and talk with us this week. The first thing you notice about Fabrizio is his calm and gentle manner not …

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Cheesecake Factory Passes the “Smile “ Test.


Cheesecake Factory Passes the “Smile “ Test. We have dined at The Cheesecake Factory hundreds of times and obviously not posted details of every visit, instead only sharing when new and interesting menu items become available or any extra special offers take place. On those regular visits we have a bunch of go to favorites that do not require reference …

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Friday Night at Frontera Cocina Mexicana by Rick Bayless Disney Springs.


  Friday Night at Frontera Cocina Mexicana by Rick Bayless   Disney Springs. Disney Springs on a Friday night is vibrant, entertaining and diverse, over the past few years Disney has been adding quality food operations and dining options from the amazing seafood and steaks at The Boathouse and STK to Morimoto Pan-Asian fare, a touch of the Irish at Raglan …

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